AECOM Engineer IV in Raleigh, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking an experienced and versatile flood risk management engineer and hydraulic modeler to join an established flood risk team in our Raleigh, NC office. To support our ongoing project commitments and team structure, AECOM is looking for a driven and ambitious applicant with at least 10 years experience in engineering, modelling, and QA/QC aspects of flood risk projects.

You will be working on diverse flood risk management and development projects that deliver sustainable benefits to communities and the environment through a wide range of public sector clients with the primary client being North Carolina Emergency Management.

As a leading supplier of flood risk management services, you will integrate with forward thinking and highly skilled individuals and have the responsibility of leading and shaping solutions for clients.

As an Engineer IV in AECOM’s Raleigh, NC Water Division, you will:

  • Perform as a technical lead for flood risk assessment projects bringing together modelling (1D-2D) and engineering aspects of the project. You will have a strong understanding of engineering constraints and opportunities associated with modeling solutions to flooding problems to ensure model outputs are realistic;

  • Develop quality assurance plans and perform quality checking of technical work

  • Assist with the strengthening of our client relationship and the preparation of bids and proposals;

  • Support wider business lines and develop and strengthen internal AECOM cross-sector relationships

  • Develop innovative solutions to problems and lead the development of technical guidance both internally and for clients

  • Develop and lead training for internal staff and external clients

  • Present at relevant conferences

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related Engineering field

  • 10+ years of experience in both engineering and modelling aspects of flood risk projects

  • Strong technical understanding of 1D and 2D modelling (industry standard software including HEC-RAS 5.x.

  • Technical understanding of GIS packages

  • Experience in quality assurance and reviewing hydrological / hydraulic models and recommending solutions for overcoming problems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional Engineer license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping program and products including those that support North Carolina’s Flood Risk Information System and Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network.

  • Previous experience with NFIP related projects

  • Experience working with ESRI raster datasets

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193234BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.